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Two of the frontrunners for the $20 million grand prize in the Google Lunar Xprize are teaming up to send three rovers to the moon some time in the second half of 2016, setting up a potential drag race on the moon to determine the winner.

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Aston Martin reveals the track-only Vulcan and its 7.0-liter V12 with more than 800 horsepower, six-speed sequential transmission, and pushrod suspension. Only 24 will be made.

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The United States Postal Service has sent a request for information to automakers, seeking bids on a next-generation postal delivery vehicle. It needs 180,000 new trucks built with safety and package delivery in mind to replace the archaic Grumman LLV that's become a huge drain on service resources.

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McLaren is hitting the track, going up against the Ferrari FXX K and rounding out its Ultimate Series with the launch of the new P1 GTR at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, complete with more power, more downforce and less weight.

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The List Heads To Red Bull Frozen Rush For Some Extreme Winter Driving

In this episode of The List, our hosts head to Sunday River Ski Resort in Newry, ME to take in Red Bull Frozen Rush. Never one to be a spectator, Jessi hops into an off-road race truck to fulfill her dream of piloting a Pro-2, as Patrick learns what it takes to tend the snowy course in a gigantic PistenBully.

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The Cigarette Racing stand at the Miami Boat Show this morning hosted the latest in the eight-year collaboration between Mercedes-AMG and Cigarette Racing: the AMG GT S parked next to the fast-boat it inspired, the Cigarette Racing 50 Marauder GT S Concept.

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BMW has been providing the safety cars for the MotoGP series for 16 years now, but this latest M4 outfitted for duty also packs an innovative water injection system to optimize combustion that could see implementation on production models in the near future.

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Attention Marty McFly, Your Hoverboard Has Finally Arrived

The Hendo Hoverboard uses magnets to repel about an inch above a conductive surface, and we got the chance to ride it and to glimpse the future of board sports.

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Jaguar Land Rover Special Operations head John Edwards tells Dutch outlet Autovisie that the bespoke division responsible for the continuation Lightweight E-Type is considering its next project. One of the "major contenders" among the final four is the Jaguar XKSS.

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Ford is recalling over 221,000 vehicles as part of two separate campaigns affecting its fullsize sedans and its 2014 Transit Connect van.

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Dale Earnhardt, Jr. has put two cars from his personal collection up for sale on eBay. The first is a 1955 Chevy Bel Air that Junior had reworked by Funk Master Flex in 2004, the second is a 1999 Callaway Corvette C12 that was worth $200,000 when new.

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Polaris issues a recall and stop-sale order for its Slingshot over two issues. Certain models might have been fitted with defective ball bearings in the steering column, failure of which could cause loss of steering. It's also possible that installed roll-hoops don't meet company performance specs. Both problems will be fixed free-of-charge.

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We know McLaren is working on a GTR version of the already-absurdly-good P1, now Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf reports that the Woking firm is also preparing a track-only 650S to wear a GTR badge. It is rumored to have more power, less weight, and new bodywork, and be revealed at the Geneva Motor Show.

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There are now two prototype examples of the Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus SCG003 GT endurance racers, the final version of which will be launched at the Geneva Motor Show then campaign in events like the Nürburgring 24-Hour race and the 24 Hours of Spa. A six-minute video during testing at Vallelunga tells the story behind them.

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Four years ago we posted on the three-wheeled foam car that made it to the round-of-four in X-Prize competition. Its inventor, Lon Ballard, created the vehicle for the sole purpose of lowering the number of road fatalities and has spent the intervening years refining the idea, and beginning pilot production of electric and gas-powered variants.

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Englishman Paul Bacon spent 18 months in his back yard building the Cosmotron, with custom bodywork sitting on the bones of a 1998 BMW Z3. It's got six SU carbs. Topped by salt-and-pepper shakers.

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A new Toyota Tacoma for 2016 will debut in Detroit; we drive a jet-powered Corvette and find spy shots of a mid-engine 'Vette undergoing testing. Read all that and more in this daily recap of automotive news from Thursday, January 8, 2015.

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Watch as Matt Farah takes a close look at a beautifully customized and highly tuned Datsun 510 Coupe, complete with a turbocharged heart and four times more horsepower than it originally offered.

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It may take another few years, but the smart money is on Ferrari developing an even more hardcore Evoluzione version of the LaFerrari-based FXX K track machine. At least Ferrari's factory test driver seems to think so.

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Plus: Notes on the 1984 Audi Sport Quattro, Shelby Super Snake and VW Golf R

We curate the week's events with a focus on the 2016 Cadillac CTS-V. Plus, other news and notes from around the car world.

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"Why can't we have competition? Why did the city think there had to be exclusivity?" – Taxi Association

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